CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa ? Devon Carrillo '18 of the Wesleyan University wrestling team will compete in the two-day, 2016 NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships from March 11-12 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, hosted by Cornell College.
The tournament begins Friday, March 11 at noon ET. All tournament information, including live scoring and ticket information, can be viewed at the championship central page HERE.
Carrillo, a two-sport athlete, will compete in the 197-pound weight class this weekend. After a first round bye, the sophomore will face the winner of top-seeded David Welch of Roger Williams University and Mason Baumgartner of Concordia (Wis.) University.
Carrillo entered the NCAA regionals as the fifth-seed and finished third overall to qualify for the national tournament. In addition to placing third, the sophomore also earned the Gorrarian Award for most pins. He recorded three in five matches.
The Middletown native has excelled all season, and boasts an impressive 15-2 record entering the tournament. During the regionals, Carrillo went 4-1 with his only loss against the No. 1 wrestler in the country, Welch.
March 25, 2016 Several Cardinals Earn All-NEWA Awards
March 18, 2016 Siracusa, Carr named NWCA Scholar All-Americans
March 11, 2016 Carrillo Competes at NCAA Wrestling Championships
March 10, 2016 Carrillo Prepares for NCAA Wrestling Championships
February 24, 2016 Wrestling Prepares for Northeast Regional Championships
February 22, 2016 Five Cardinals Compete at NEWA Futures Tournament
February 9, 2016 Siracusa Named NEWA Wrestler of the Week
January 30, 2016 Wrestling Defeats Springfield Decisively, 36-8
January 23, 2016 Wrestling Finishes Fourth at NEWA Dual Meet Tournament
January 16, 2016 Wrestling Defeats WPI and Trinity, Falls to Roger Williams